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Indra to equip Argentina's Buenos Aires rail network with ticketing technology

Argentina's national rail operator has awarded a contract to Indra to provide access control and ticketing technology across the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area (BAMA) rail...

Indra to equip Argentina's Buenos Aires rail network with ticketing technology

Virgin Trains expands Edinburgh-London services

UK-based Virgin Trains has unveiled plans to expand its services between Edinburgh and London in...

Virgin Trains expands Edinburgh-London services

Alstom to deliver 26 Citadis tram kits for Setif, Algeria

Alstom has secured a €85m contract from Entreprise Métro d'Alger (EMA), a part of the Cital joint venture (JV), to supply 26 Citadis low-floor light rail vehicle (LRV) kits for Setif,...

Alstom to deliver 26 Citadis tram kits for Setif, Algeria

West Coast Main Line to reopen next week after Lamington viaduct repairs

The UK's ScotRail Alliance has announced that train services will resume on the West Coast Main Line (WCML) next week, which was closed down for seven weeks due to the water-damaged Lamington...

West Coast Main Line to reopen next week after Lamington viaduct repairs

Hitachi Rail Italy to manufacture Great Western Railway's AT300 fleet

Hitachi Rail Europe is to manufacture AT300 trains at its facility in Pistoia, Italy, for UK train operator Great Western Railway (GWR)....

Hitachi Rail Italy to manufacture Great Western Railway's AT300 fleet

Alstom to supply 70 trains for Panama City Metro project

Metro de Panama has selected Alstom-led consortium to supply additional cars for Line 1 of Panama Metro....

Alstom to supply 70 trains for Panama City Metro project

11 people killed in Pakistan train accident

A derailed train in the Bolan district of Pakistan's Baluchistan province has killed at least 11 people, including the driver and assistant driver, and left 100 others...

11 people killed in Pakistan train accident

Three more EU rail freight corridors become operational

The European Commission has announced that three more EU rail freight corridors (RFCs) have become operational, which completes the European rail network for competitive...

Three more EU rail freight corridors become operational

Hungary opens Budapest train station as Europe struggles with migrant crisis

Hungary has reopened Budapest's Keleti train station for migrants but cancelled trains to Western...

Hungary opens Budapest train station as Europe struggles with migrant crisis

US FTA proposes new safety programme rules for transit industry

The US Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has proposed a rule to establish a safety programme that would create a framework for the agency to monitor, oversee and enforce safety in the...

US FTA proposes new safety programme rules for transit industry

Crossrail project moves from tunnelling to track laying phase

Europe's largest infrastructure project Crossrail (CRL) has announced that a 465m-long concreting train has arrived at the Plumstead railhead in south-east London, UK, which will help...

Crossrail project moves from tunnelling to track laying phase

NSW releases tender for Broadmeadow railway station upgrade

Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Government has released a tender for the design and construction of a major upgrade of Broadmeadow Railway...

NSW releases tender for Broadmeadow railway station upgrade

TfL introduces new fan chiller technology to help Tube passengers keep cool

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has introduced a new fan chiller system at St Paul’s Tube station, which pumps cold air onto the eastbound Central line...

TfL introduces new fan chiller technology to help Tube passengers keep cool

First Siemens Class 700 train for Thameslink arrives in UK

The first Siemens-built Class 700 Desiro City train has arrived at the new Three Bridges traincare facility near Gatwick Airport,...

First Siemens Class 700 train for Thameslink arrives in UK

Canadian Government to invest in Ottawa-Montreal rail upgrade

The Canadian Government is set to invest C$102.5m ($77.6m) over the next two years to improve the safety and efficiency of passenger operations on the Ottawa-Montreal rail...

Canadian Government to invest in Ottawa-Montreal rail upgrade

Alstom to install automatic pilot control system for Line A of Paris RER

French train manufacturer Alstom has been awarded a contract to develop and install an automatic pilot control system for Line A of the Paris...

Alstom to install automatic pilot control system for Line A of Paris RER

India's Mumbai metro line 1 completes first year of service

India's Mumbai metro line 1 has succcessfully completed its first year of operational...

India's Mumbai metro line 1 completes first year of service

Tunneling works completed for UK's £14.8bn Crossrail project

Tunneling works have concluded for the UK's new £14.8bn east-west Crossrail rail link in...

Tunneling works completed for UK's £14.8bn Crossrail project

Alstom begins manufacture of rail coaches for India's Kochi Metro

Alstom Transport has unveiled the first ‘Made in India’ car-body shell for Kochi Metro, marking the start of production of rail coaches at its manufacturing facility in Sri City, Andhra...

Alstom begins manufacture of rail coaches for India's Kochi Metro

South Africa's Transet and CSR complete 95 electric locomotives

South African rail operator Transnet and China South Rail (CSR) have completed the construction of the first batch of 95 electric...

South Africa's Transet and CSR complete 95 electric locomotives

Stadler Rail and ABB to support SJ's X2000 fleet modernisation

Stadler Rail has signed a cooperation agreement with power and automation technologies provider ABB to modernise the X2000 high-speed train fleet for SJ, Sweden's state-owned passenger train...

Stadler Rail and ABB to support SJ's X2000 fleet modernisation
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